Learn how to effectively and safely support electrical trades-person

Course Outline:

This training program is designed to give the participants the practical skills and knowledge required to work in conjunction with and support an electrical tradesperson in the Resources sector. This program gives basic knowledge of electrical fundamentals, electrical safety and an introduction to basic electrical componentry.

Competencies achieved include:

RIISAM214D - Provide support to electrical tradesperson

UETTDRRF06B - Perform rescue from a live LV panel

HLTAID001 - Perform CPR


Course Content:
  • Access, interpret and apply documention to support an electrical tradesperon and ensure the work activity is compliant ​

  • Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements coordinating work activities

  • Basic electrical knowledge

  • General electrical safety

  • Arc flash awareness

  • Identifying basic electrical components and their function

  • personal protective equipment

  • Identify and select required parts and stores

  • Applying emergency procedures

  • Isolation

  • Performing rescue from a live low voltage panel

  • Providing CPR and use of an AED


Mode of Delivery

This courses utilises blended delivery with online component of provide support to electrical person, low voltage rescue and CPR covers all aspects of performing a rescue from a live panel and performing Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation. The face to face component of the Mackay course includes instruction in the duties of a safety observer (electrical), instruction in the rescue of a person (lightweight dummy) from a simulated “live” switchboard and CPR using a mannequin and a defibrillator.

Online Training: Approx 2 Hours

Face to Face: 1 Day


Who Should Attend?

Any individual who is working with an electrical tradesperson provided support and filling the role of a safety observer for electrical work should attend this course. Refresher Training Any person who is providing support to an electrical tradesperson needs to refresh these skills every 12 months.

Refresher Training

CPR and rescue from a live LV panel should be refreshed at intervals not exceeding 12 months. Provide support to electrical tradesperson should be refreshed every 5 years

Is this course Nationally Accredited?